2017 Lyon County Calendar

 

January    
2   NEW YEARS-OFFICE CLOSED
8th-11th   AFBF Convention, Pheonix, AZ
19 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20   Young Farmer Leadership Conference, Covington, KY
21   Young Farmer Leadership Conference, Covington, KY
24   Murray Soybean Promotion Day, Murray, KY
25   Ag Expo, Owensboro, KY
February    
7   KY General Assembly Resumes Session
14   President's & VP's Conference, Louisville, KY
15   President's & VP's Conference, Louisville, KY
15th-18th   National Farm Machinery Show, Louisville, KY
16 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
25th-1st   Congressional Tour, Washington, DC
28   Scholarship Deadline (State & County)
March    
1   Congressional Tour, Washington, DC
    Food Check-Out Day
10th-11th   Women's Conference
13th-16th   Young Farmer Marketing Tour, St. Louis, MO
16   Certified Roadside Market Educational Meeting, BG, KY
16 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20th-24th   Ag Literacy Week
April    
13   GOOD FRIDAY-OFFICE CLOSED
20 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
May    
18 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
29   MEMORIAL DAY-OFFICE CLOSED
June      
11th-15th   Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders, Murray, KY
15 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
Various   Regional Teacher Workshop
23   Deadline for Communications Award Submission
July    
4   4TH OF JULY-OFFICE CLOSED
    District Policy Development Meeting
14th-15th   Young Farmer Summer Outing
20 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
27   UK Corn, Soybean, Tobacco Field Day, Princeton, KY
August    
4   Application Submitted for Public Relations Award
17 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
24   Farm Bureau Day, State Fair, Louisville, KY
25   Deadline for Public Relations Award
September    
4   LABORY DAY-OFFICE CLOSED
8   Deadline for Information Award
16 5:00 PM County Safety Day @ Lyon Convention Center
16 6:00 PM County Annual Meeting @ Lyon Convention Center
28th-29th   Bluegrass and Backroads Tour, Bowling Green, KY
October    
6   Deadline for Safety Challenge
15   County Resolutions DUE to state office
19 7:30 AM County Meeting @ FB Office
20   Deadline for Women's Education & Mini Grant
    District Outstanding Youth Contest
31   Deadline for Distinguished Service Award

 

KFB Spotlight

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President's Column: Exercise Your Right to Vote

Unless you haven’t been watching television or listening to the radio for the past several months, you have undoubtedly seen or heard the many political ads that are currently filling the airwaves, not to mention all the print ads in newspapers and magazines, and the many social media posts related to the upcoming election.

Comment Column: The Family Farm, A Classroom Like No Other
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Comment Column: The Family Farm, A Classroom Like No Other

I’m blessed to have grown up on our family farm in Clark County. It taught me the benefits of hard work as I learned through hands-on activities that took place every day. I discovered how to grow crops, care for animals, and to be a good steward of the land. It was a classroom like no other and my parents set an example that I carry with me daily.

Down the Backroads: The First Day of School
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Down the Backroads:  The First Day of School

I remember well my very first day of school in 1966. I was terrified. There is no other way to describe it except to say it was sheer terror. In those days, at least where I lived, preschool and kindergarten were not an option, or at least not something included in my little country school.